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HY110 – Encountering the Past

An introduction to history through the study of a special subject in depth. Emphasis on the ways in which historians find and interpret the materials of the past. For students who do not complete the West in Time requirement in the History Department, a gateway to the History major. Topics designated according to the specialties of the faculty.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 1 Encountering the Past: Prison: Colorado's History of Incarceration Carol Neel Palmer Hall 229 12/-2 06/17/2018
Fall 2017 Block 2 Encountering the Past: Power, Place and Protest in the West Dwanna Robertson, Amy Kohout Armstrong Hall 301 24/2 06/17/2018
Fall 2017 Block 3 Encountering the Past: The Election as History: Republicans and Democrats since 1912 Doug Monroy Palmer Hall 227 25/14 06/17/2018
Spring 2018 Block 6 Encountering the Past: Revolutionary and Social Movements in Latin America Ulices Pina Palmer Hall 227 25/17 06/17/2018
Fall 2018 Block 3 Encountering the Past: Between Marx and Coco-Cola: A Global History of 1968 Jake Smith TBA 25/11 06/17/2018
Spring 2019 Block 5 Encountering the Past: Sorcery, Magic, and Devilry: The History of Witchcraft Tip Ragan TBA 25/25 06/17/2018
Spring 2019 Block 6 Encountering the Past: Roundheads, Regicide, and Reaction during the English Civil Wars, 1625-1660 Tip Ragan TBA 25/25 06/17/2018
Spring 2019 Block 7 Encountering the Past: MK Gandhi Purvi Mehta TBA 25/25 06/17/2018